I'm not unaware that the Christian Easter story is a difficult one for children. Even aside from a gory crucifixion (arguably the worst form of punishment the human race has ever known), you have betrayal, denial, skies going black, Jesus in agony - oh yeah, and don't forget the disciple who … [Read more...] about 30+ Best Christian Easter Books for Children
When it comes to your sex life, I'm sure you don't need me to tell you that there is A LOT of advice out there on the Internet. The problem is that if you're a Christian, much of this advice feels wrong. It's written by people coming from a different position (no pun intended), so it's no … [Read more...] about 10+ Brilliant Sources of Christian Sex Advice (which aren’t degrading or unhealthy)
When my eldest was very small, my sister-in-law made us a set of resurrection eggs. For the last decade, it has been a much-enjoyed way of telling the Easter story to my children. I say "to" my children - which was true when they were very small - but as they've got older, they've wanted to tell … [Read more...] about DIY Resurrection Eggs (with free Story Book PDF!)
When it comes to celebrating the seasons with your family, Lent is a challenging one. For one, it's pretty long - 40 days plus Sundays - which is a heck of a long time, especially for very young children. And, for another, it's not exactly a fun-filled fiesta is it? I mean, it's not meant to … [Read more...] about 12 Fabulously Varied Lent Devotions for Families
Call me old-fashioned, but I've only recently discovered podcasts. I mean - don't get me wrong, I knew of their existence, but a bit like a prehistoric creature eating leaves in the middle of the industrial revolution, I was kinda just going about my daily business, leaving others to their … [Read more...] about 30 Amazing Christian Podcasts for Women
It's customary to spend the period of Lent in some kind of fast, so if you're looking for things to give up for Lent, you're in the right place! While it's tempting to want to use Lent as an excuse to lose weight or improve our lives in some way, actually the real focus should ideally be … [Read more...] about 50 Things to Give Up for Lent (and 10 Things to Take Up)
There are so many incredible Christian books for moms out there – it’s a growing market, and even though I regularly read and review books for this blog, I struggle to keep up! But there’s a big problem: Mamas don't generally have a lot of time to read. I mean – try and remember the last time … [Read more...] about 30+ Best Christian Books for Moms
How about a nice easy blog topic, eh? I mean – submission in marriage…that’s never going to be contentious, right? It’s with some hesitation, but also some excitement, that I write this post. Because – actually – the more I read Scripture on this issue, the more I’m convinced that the Bible … [Read more...] about Should you be submitting to your husband when you don’t agree?
It's October, term is in full swing, and the calming effect of the pandemic on busy families' extra-curricular schedules seems now to have largely vanished. We are back. With a vengeance. A complicated timetable of classes, groups and teams. A complex procedure for drop-offs and pick-ups, … [Read more...] about Should my child take part in activities which clash with church?